NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Jeff Budke gives us his take in his weekly What Went Wrong post following the BIG loss by the Cougs to the Cardinals on Saturday. Jeff Tuel was 43/60 and threw for 401 yards. It is hard not to respect the man’s game on Saturday.
NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Jordin Ereth predicts the men on Mike Leach’s defensive side of the ball that will have impact seasons in 2012 for WSU. Xavier Cooper , Travis Long, Damante Horton, Chester Su’a and Deone Bucannon. Defensive Coordinator Mike Breske’s system and Leach’s offense seem to be a match made in heaven. We all hope so for WSU’s Pac 12 hopes.
NWSB Writer Britton Ransford profiles the top 5 players to watch on offense for the Washington St. Cougars this upcoming 2012 season. Obviously the quarterback position is going to have a instrumental impact on any offense. Jeff Tuel put some distance between himself and Connor Halliday in the quarterback battle this spring. It’s impossible to exclude WSU wideout Marquess Wilson from this list too.
NWSB Insider and Washington St. Cougars blogger Britton Ransford tells us his top 5 Cougs players to know that are NEW in 2012. Eric Oertel, Xavier Cooper, Dominique Williams, Andrei Lintz, Travis Long are all primed to have seasons in which they introduce themselves in a big way to the fans of the WSU Cougars.
Cougars Insider Steve breaks down the 2012 Washington State Cougars football recruiting class. He brings us his favorite recruits out of the 25 the Cougars brought on board. Among them is Ioane Gauta, Robert Barber, Jeremiah Allison, Kache Palacio, and Taylor Taliulu. The prize according to Steve is Sam Jones.
Insider Steve remembers the 1997 Apple Cup between the Washington Huskies and the Washington State Cougars. For the longest time we Cougars have been the laughing stock, and the butt-end of Husky jokes. But on that November evening in 1997 as Ryan Leaf was being carried around on the shoulders of proud Cougars, something special happened.